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On occasion I need to look at an image at fullscreen so it doesn't have anything else around it to distract me. Is there a way to do that? I can't seem to find a way to do it with preview.

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You can use View -> Slideshow to do this in Preview

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That was simple enough. Not sure why I didn't try that before. – percent20 Jan 15 '11 at 4:17

Additionally you can use QuickLook (spacebar) and click the FullScreen button :)

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⌥␣ in Finder opens QuickLook directly in full screen. There's also Sequential, a small app basically meant for viewing folders of images in full screen.

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